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Please meet Hoja Mostajab, member of here we are Ethiopia since March 2019.

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Meet our team



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Lori Nirenstein

Lori is our here we are Ethiopia Country Manager. Lori hails from South Africa. Her career includes research, project management and systems development roles across 6 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and Europe. She currently works in human resources for a global agribusiness with a focus on young African talent acquisition and development.

Laura Enckell

Laura is from Finland. Laura is a Project Manager at here we are Ethiopia. At the same time she is using her time in Ethiopia to complete her Masters in HR Management. Her four children keep her busy as well. Previous work experience includes early childhood education, teaching and working as a team leader and deputy manager for a day care unit.

Amber McCue

Amber studied Organization Development in Johns Hopkins’ MBA program, co-founded Three Boudoir, which creates photography experiences for women, and runs Amber McCue & Co, a modern business management and operations consultancy, which operates globally. McCue is also the creator of several noteworthy programs for busy women and first-time business owners, including her signature How to Clone Yourself.

Erin Hollywood

Erin is from the United States where she studied Business Administration. Her career prior to moving abroad included finance, insurance, and sales management. Since leaving the U.S. Erin has consistently focused her attention on community involvement. Through community liaisons she has been able to reinvent herself and alter her career path to fit the country she lives in. Currently in Ethiopia she is helping to grow a social media campaign in the fair trade industry.

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Who are we? What’s the purpose of our community? What do we offer? And how are we connected to here we are’s global community? Find answers to some of the questions you might have before you join an event.

Here we are Ethiopia has a long history. Originally developed as a independent local spouse network initiated by Sibylle Newman, the groups joined here we are global in 2017. Learn more in this blogpost.

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